Richard Westling Featured in “Westling Establishes EBG Presence in Nashville”

Nashville Medical News July 2017

Richard W. Westling, a Member of the Firm in the Health Care & Life Sciences and Litigation practices, in the firm’s Nashville and Washington, DC, offices, was featured in Nashville Medical News, in “Westling Establishes EBG Presence in Nashville.”

Following is an excerpt:

Richard W. Westling, who was previously a partner with Waller, has become the founding member of Epstein Becker Green’s Nashville office. The national law firm recently opened its first office in Tennessee and 14th location in the United States with space in the Fifth Third Center on Church Street in downtown Nashville.

Westling, a healthcare compliance and government enforcement defense lawyer, will be based in Nashville but will also work out of the firm’s Washington, DC office. Certified in Heathcare Compliance by the Health Care Compliance Association, he comes to EBG with almost 30 years of experience in a variety of roles, including as general counsel for a Medicare Advantage organization, federal prosecutor and defense attorney. Westling spent more than eight years with the U.S. Department of Justice. He served as First Assistant U.S. Attorney and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney (Health Care Fraud Coordinator and Asset Forfeiture Chief) in the New Orleans U.S. Attorney’s Office and in Washington, DC at DOJ headquarters as Special Assistant to the Assistant Attorney General for the Tax Division and as a Trial Attorney in the Tax Division’s Criminal Section.